Average Bench: 40.9% (475th of 1128)

Based on 2,136 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00300F10 Model: AMD A8-3870 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 31%Average: 40.9% Great: 47%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The AMD A8-3870 APU averaged 59.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Quad Core Integer Speed 273Pts
Single Core Integer Speed 73.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-3870 APU is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD A8-3870 APU performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 177Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 216Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,136 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.3 SC Int 73.3 82.9
37.5 SC Float 45.9 51.7
46 SC Mixed 56.7 63.6
46.9% 58.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 QC Int 273 325
115 QC Float 172 203
146 QC Mixed 212 250
49.9% 219 Pts
Min Avg Max
203 MC Int 281 326
135 MC Float 177 203
159 MC Mixed 216 250
34.1% 225 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
FM1 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 51.7
SC Mixed 63.1
53% 65.8 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 242
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 319
MC Float 199
MC Mixed 248
39% 255 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 47.2
SC Mixed 57.9
48% 60 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 184
QC Mixed 225
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 229
36% 238 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.7
SC Float 46.3
SC Mixed 56.9
47% 59 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 225
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 300
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 228
36% 238 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 74.2
SC Float 47
SC Mixed 57.5
48% 59.6 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 220
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 226
36% 234 Pts
FM1 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
SC Int 74.6
SC Float 46.1
SC Mixed 57.2
48% 59.3 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 179
QC Mixed 196
48% 211 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 187
MC Mixed 226
36% 236 Pts
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Typical A8-3870 APU Builds (Compare 207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus F1A75-V PRO - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $278

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